Title Celtic Invocations incantations, hymns, words & customs, dying & obsolete: Orally collected in the Highlands & islands of Scotland
Book Condition Very Good
Edition 1st Edition
Publisher Connecticut Vineyard 1977
Seller ID 016478
Connecticut: Vineyard, 1977. Book. Very Good. Trade Paperback. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Very Good First 1977 American Edition NOT a library copy. Clean pages. No writing in book Trade Paperback Selections from the 19th century Volume I of Carmina Gadelica. Public domain beautiful Celtic knots begin each page. Handsome gray parchment like cover.This material was recorded right before this Celtic Scottish Gaelic chants of the Hebrides and Highlands became 'folklore' and not, like it was up th that reactionary point, like tying your shoe. This prayer/spells weds Christian faith with a Celtic way of 'seeing' the Classical English language world STILL does not get. It is here in translation. Here is a random part of a fisherman's prayer ."And may Michael white kindly High king of the holy angels, Take possession of the beloved soul And shield it home..." Three Geese In Flight 35 years offering Celtic studies wrapped first in brown paper to respect the journey the book has to take to you.. First Edition.